National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day. Show off you ugly sweaters at #UglyChristmasSweaterDay or #ChristmasSweaterDay
Free Shipping Friday. Today, many online retailers offer free shopping on all orders as a last push for the online shopping season. It’s pretty much the last day you can order goods for standard shipping that are guaranteed to arrive before Christmas. (Qz)
What do kids know more about than adults?
Here’s the perfect gift for Harry Potter fans … Australian clothing brand Black Milk is about to release a Harry Potter-themed women’s sportswear line in the colors of the four Hogwarts houses. The Team Hogwarts collection is available December 18th in the U.S. (Moneyish)
Holiday debt … A new survey found that 57 percent of us expect to take on some form of debt to buy gifts for the holidays. More findings: 18 percent plan to take money out of their savings to buy gifts, 31 percent put their holiday spending on a credit card, and 1 percent borrow money from family and friends in order to afford gifts. (PRNewswire)
People are lovin' the McVegan … Earlier this year, McDonald’s tested out a soy-based burger called the “McVegan” at a few locations in Finland. It was so popular that starting December 28th it will become a regular menu item, not only in Finland but in neighboring Sweden. No word if this vegan version will be coming to the U.S., but with 6 percent of Americans now calling themselves vegan (up from just 1 percent in 2014), it seems pretty likely. (Grub Street)
What’s more important, a big paycheck or the perfect job? According to a new survey, for the majority of people looking for work, the answer is the perfect job. This survey revealed that 54% of active job seekers would take a pay cut to work at a “company whose mission aligns with their beliefs.” (The Ladders)